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PURPOSE To identify an efficient, valid, and reliable instrument for use by primary care physicians during clinical encounters to screen female adolescents at risk for eating disorders. METHODS We created a survey of 36 questions, including the Eating Attitude Test-26 (EAT-26) and additional test questions identified through focus groups and literature(More)
BACKGROUND Platelet activation by platelet activating factor (PAF) seems to be involved in the inflammatory process in asthma and may serve as a possible target for the antiinflammatory drug nedocromil sodium, which is known to inhibit cell activation by different stimuli. METHODS We investigated the effect and the mode of action of nedocromil sodium on(More)
Aminoglycosides have been reported to cause tetany by inducing renal wasting of magnesium and secondary hypocalcemia. A 9-year-old girl with AIDS was brought to the emergency department because of tetany. She had just finished a 3-week course of intravenous tobramycin for bronchiectasis and had an elevated serum tobramycin trough level 1 week before the(More)
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